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Hendrix is one of the most influential guitarists in the history of music. He pioneered the use of overdrive and wah-wah pedals with his electric guitars.
Three of his albums were judged by Rolling Stone magazine as worthy of a place among the top 100 albums of all time.
Jimi Hendrix - Pioneering electric guitarist, singer, and songwriter for The Jimi Hendrix Experience, and Band of Gypsys.
Born: 27 Nov 1942
Died: 18 Sep 1970
Cause: Asphyxiated on vomit after accidental overdose of sleeping pills
Notably: Rolling Stone magazine ranked him as the greatest guitarist of all time and the sixth greatest artist of all time.
Connections with f27
Friends with Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin.
"Really ain't no use me hanging around."
from the track Manic Depression
"I get stoned
I can't go home
I'm calling long distance on a public saxophone
My head is achin'"
from the track Midnight Lightning
The Forever 27 Club